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Gabriel's Corner: June 3, 5, 6, 10 and 11

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Amy Pettinella, playwright/director/ costar of 'Nevermore,' says Edgar Allan Poe's greatest mystery was his death. Researching Poe's life led her to writing this play about him and American writers in general.   

Tantric Acting at the Holiday Inn

Art Academy: June 4, 5, 7, 9 and 11

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Finite Number of Monkeys Productions presents a send-up of esoteric approaches to theater arts (and probably more) in 'Tantric Acting at the Holiday Inn,' also the fictional location for their successful 'The Success Show' in last year's Fringe.  


ETC: June 9, 10, 11 and 12

1 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
What is it with trust when love, lust and Rock & Roll rule? Trust, presented by the Ensemble Theatre Acting Intern Company, gives five actors strong roles as their characters prepare for a wedding, flirt on the side, play music and generally behave badly.  

The Comfort of Anger

Duveneck 3: June 10, 11 and 12

1 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
This show comes from the same company that brought 'The Gospel According to Tammy Faye' to the 2006 Cincy Fringe Festival. This time out, a Latina novelist is fighting old ghosts in dreams that  

Art: The Genius of David Bumbeck at the Sandra Small Gallery

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Artist David Bumbeck's work is a deepening pleasure. The longer you look, the more you see. 'The Genius of David Bumbeck' is a group of splendid intaglio prints from the 1990s, drawings from the early 2000s and mixed-media productions. At the Sandra Small Gallery through June 25.  

Art: Transcending Loss & Loss/Lost at Iris Bookcafe

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Patrons of a book cafe like to read, right? Seems so at the Iris BookCafé where the photographs-plus-text of Darryl Glenn Baird, University of Michigan professor, are getting close attention. Baird’s digital collages, which combine found and generated images with printed texts, invite close study. Through June 23.  

Lectures: Over-the-Rhine Tenements

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Learn about "Over-the-Rhine Tenements: Historic Foundations for a Greener Future" from Mike Morgan of the OTR Foundation at the Mercantile Library at 6 p.m. Thursday in a lecture expanding on the Betts House's exhibition 'From Tenements to Townhouses: Multi-Family Housing in Cincinnati.'  

Events: Mississippi Chicken Screening

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 11, 2010
In 2004 filmmaker John Fiege spent the summer and 400 rolls of Super 8 film recording life among the mostly immigrant workers in a deep South chicken factory. His gritty depiction of mileu and moment, 'Mississippi Chicken,' has a one-time Cincinnati showing at 7 p.m. Thursday at Su Casa.  

Art: My House at Art Beyond Boundaries

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 27, 2010
For a look at how eight talented women see the human experience, stop by Art Beyond Boundaries for 'My House,' up now through May 28. Works include figural paintings, fiber art, oil pastels, drums and sculpture.  

Jardin Femme (Review)

Clay Street Press exhibit on the female experience shows potential of computer-crafted art

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 14, 2010
If you still have doubts as to whether computer-generated art can actually be true art, look in on McCrystle Wood's 'Jardin Femme' at Clay Street Press. The 21 computer-created archival digital prints, each in an edition of five, capture both the eye and the mind of the viewer. They're beautiful but not "pretty" and intellectually exciting without being didactic.